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waste product

n.
An unusable or unwanted substance or material produced during or as a result of a process, such as metabolism or manufacturing.

waste product

Any of the metabolic by-products that would be harmful if allowed to accumulate and are removed from the body by elimination. Carbon dioxide is exhaled from the lungs; undigested food and bile pigments are eliminated by the colon. The kidneys form urine and excrete nitrogenous wastes (such as urea and creatinine) and excess amounts of minerals (such as sodium chloride).
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Aviation services provider AAR (NYSE: AIR) has announced it will partner with Zodiac Aerospace to distribute its water and waste product portfolio to the global airline, MRO and supporting markets, the company said.
"We're not talking about recycling old Christmas trees into plastics, but rather using a waste product from industry that would otherwise be thrown away and turning it into something useful," PhD student Helena Quilter, who worked on the new plastic, said in a press release.
Sharjah Imagine if all the buildings and homes were made of sand, bacteria and waste products. Living in a country where sand can be found in abundance, this new material for bricks may one day become a popular choice for companies to use it for construction.
The company organises the shipment of smaller quantities of waste products, appropriate for the smaller manufacturing companies that make up a large section of their client base.
Lactic acid is a waste product and one of the runner's worst enemies.
The virgin fiber for the machine will be mainly indigenous bagasse, a waste product from the production of sugar from sugar cane.
He or she will most likely perform a test for protein in your urine, and give you a blood test for creatinine, a waste product that comes from muscle activity.
To obtain the optimum dilution of 3 to 6 percent methanol to water, explains Toshiba publicist Midori Suzuki, the unit cleverly capitalizes on the fact that fuel cells' main waste product is pure water.
UHg concentrations were low among the participants, ranging from 0.09 to 17.8 micrograms per gram of the waste product creatinine (compared to a typical occupational exposure range of 2.0-60 micrograms per gram creatinine).
For example, molecular sieve processes require large bed sizes and very short cycle times, and reactions with metal oxides result in a nonregenerable waste product. P-tertiary- butylcalix[4]arene, on the other hand, can be regenerated, and has a strong interaction with COS.
The firm is said to take a company's waste product, said to cost an exorbitant amount to dispose of, and recycles it into a brand new product to sell within the same industry.